Welcome to the Boys & Girls Club of Highlands Elementary School!

The Boys & Girls Club of Highlands Elementary provides before and after school high-quality youth development programming for all youth in grades K-6, including for students who are not enrolled at Highlands Elementary School.  The BGC of Highlands Elementary is moving into its 3rd year with the 21st Century Community Learning Grant.  With this grant, we will be able to continue to provide more amazing academic opportunities for our Club members at Highlands.  This grant will also help our members meet local student standards in core subjects such as literacy and other educational services.

Club Location & Hours

2037 N. Elinor St.
Appleton, WI 54914


  • Before School: 7:00 am – start of school day
  • After School: end of school day – 6:00 pm

(920) 470-1264

How to Register for the 2021-2022 School Year:
Due to staffing challenges we are not accepting new registrations for the 2021-2022 school year at this time.  Please reach out to your Unit Director directly if you have an interest in attending the before or after school program so we can determine your eligibility to register.  Please know we are working diligently to hire excellent staff to work with your youth, if you or anyone you know may be interested in a Youth Development position with the BGCFV please apply here: https://www.bgclubfoxvalley.org/careers/

Participation Form & Fees:
Participation fees apply to children 7 years and older, and are based on a sliding fee scale. Click here to download a participation form for more information. Click here to pay Member Statement fees for the school year online.

Important Dates & Special Hours:

The Boys & Girls Club of Highlands is closed the first Friday of each month from September – May to dedicate to staff development.  The Boys & Girls Club of Highlands is always closed on any AASD no-school days but all BGCFV Club members are eligible to attend the Appleton Club on any no-school days.  Please click here for more information on special hours.

  • Late Starts – The Boys & Girls Club of Highlands Elementary will continue to provide before-school programming on AASD Late Start days only for Club members who register to attend in advance.  For more information and to learn how to register for Late Starts, reach out to your Unit Director directly.

Page Turners Early Literacy Tutoring Program

Page Turners provides support for students in grades K-3 who fall below grade level in reading skills.  Tutors and youth meet together on-site for half-hour sessions, twice per week at the Badger, Columbus, Foster, Highlands, Little Chute Elementary Schools, and at both Appleton and Menasha Branches.  Sessions include a Read-Aloud Story, guided reading opportunity for the youth to practice their skills and a comprehension or phonics focused activity. Students also receive a monthly book to take home and build their home libraries.  For more information or how to register for Page Turners, reach out to Ann Dudley at adudley@bgclubfoxvalley.org.

Highlands Elementary is a 21st Century Community Learning Center:
Click the link below to learn more about the community data.

2020-2021 CCLC Annual Report

Appleton Area School District – Highlands ES 2019-2020 Center Profile

Unit Director

Madelynn Nelson
Boys & Girls Club of Highlands